U.S. House narrowly passes Biden’s $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill, clearing 1st hurdle

U.S. President Joe Biden scored his first legislative win as the House of Representatives passed his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challenges to their hopes … Read More

Incoming U.S. congressman Luke Letlow dies of coronavirus at 41

Luke Letlow, Louisiana’s incoming Republican member of the U.S. House, died Tuesday night from complications related to COVID-19 only days before being sworn into office. He was 41. Letlow spokesman … Read More

Mask debate reaches peak in U.S. Congress after member tests positive for coronavirus

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Capitol officials issued broad new mask requirements Wednesday after a Republican member of Congress tested positive for the coronavirus. The member, Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, often … Read More

U.S. Republicans propose plan to shield businesses, schools from coronavirus lawsuits

A new plan from Senate Republicans to award businesses, schools, and universities sweeping exemptions from lawsuits arising from inadequate coronavirus safeguards is putting Republicans and Democrats at loggerheads as Congress … Read More

Canada pushes back on U.S. Congress members’ call to reopen border amid coronavirus

The federal government is softly pushing back against an effort from U.S. Congress members to reopen the border with Canada amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, saying any decision will be … Read More

Fauci to testify to U.S. Congress amid coronavirus surges, misinformation

With coronavirus cases rising in about half the states and political polarization competing for attention with public health recommendations, Dr. Anthony Fauci returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday at a … Read More

Fauci ‘cautiously optimistic’ coronavirus vaccine will be ready at end of year

The U.S. government’s top infectious disease expert told a House committee on Tuesday he believes “it will be when and not if” there will be a COVID-19 vaccine and that … Read More

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